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MASCA Legislative Update: 3/4/2018


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Greitens Public Opinion Poll:

Source: Missouri Scout – View Crosstabs

Do you have a favorable or unfavorable opinion of Eric Greitens?

29% Favorable

53% Unfavorable

14% You have no opinion

4% Not sure

Do you think Governor Eric Greitens should resign from office?

46% Yes

37% No

17% Not sure

BILL FILING DEADLINE March 1st was the deadline to file new bills in the House/Senate. Below is a list of bills introduced last week relating to health care.

HB 2622

Evans, Jean(R)

Requires prescriptions for controlled substances to be issued electronically, with certain exceptions.

HB 2638

Smith-163, Cody(R)

Changes the laws regarding the taxable income of corporations.

HB 2672

DeGroot, Bruce(R)

Modifies provisions relating to workers' compensation.

SB 1055

Hegeman, Dan(R)

Modifies provisions relating to physicians entering into supervisory agreements with advanced practice registered nurses and physician assistants.

SB 1057

Schupp, Jill(D)

Modifies provisions relating to unanticipated out-of-network health care services

SB 1062

Cierpiot, Mike(R)

Modifies training requirements for certified nursing assistants.

SB 1064

Rizzo, John(D)

Modifies provisions relating to employee wages

SB 1068

Sater, David(R)

Establishes regulations for the duties of pharmacy technicians in a hospital pharmacy

SB 1072

Wieland, Paul(R)

Modifies provisions of law relating to payments for hospital-based health care services

Next Week’s Public Hearings on Tracked Legislation:

MONDAY - 03/05/18

House-Ways and Means MONDAY - 03/05/18 1:00 PM, HR 1 Public Hearing:

HB 2540

Haahr, Elijah

Changes the laws regarding the collection of state moneys.

House-Rules-Administrative Oversight MONDAY - 03/05/18 5:00 PM or Upon Adj., whichever is later, HR 6 Executive Session:

HB 1574

Rowland-155, Lyle

Modifies provisions relating to advanced practice registered nurses in collaborative practice arrangements

HB 2088

Frederick, Keith

Prohibits covenants not to compete.

HB 2183

Bondon, Jack

Modifies provisions relating to hospital licensure and regulations.

HB 2233

Ross, Robert

Modifies provisions of law relating to advanced practice registered nurses who provide behavioral health care services.

TUESDAY - 03/06/18

Senate-Insurance and Banking TUESDAY - 03/06/18 8:07 AM, Senate Lounge

HB 1690

Engler, Kevin

Modifies provision of the Missouri life and health insurance guarantee act.

House-Budget TUESDAY - 03/06/18 8:15 AM, HR 3 Public Hearing:

SB 775

Brown, Dan

Extends the sunset on certain healthcare provider reimbursement allowance taxes and modifies the hospital reimbursement allowance tax

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